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[ecrea] Chair position at California State University, San Bernardino

Wed Oct 26 20:35:13 GMT 2011

*Chair, Rank Open*

Department of Communication Studies at Cal State San Bernardino invites applications for chair to begin September 2012. Ph.D. in Communication and scholarly credentials warranting tenure as an Associate or full Professor required. Previous chair experience preferred. The successful candidate will have effective leadership, administrative, problem-solving, and people skills; have a commitment to maintaining a strong department; demonstrate excellence in teaching undergraduates and Masters students; support colleagues' intellectual and professional development; maintain a fair and encouraging environment for students, staff, and faculty; represent the department within the university; and demonstrate competence in managing faculty, GTAs, and staff. Experience with fundraising and grant-writing is a plus. This person will also establish and maintain strong connections with local organizations, and increase connections with alumni.

Preferred candidates will be expected to meet the traditional requirements of excellence in teaching, active scholarly and professional work, and service to the University and community. In addition, new faculty are encouraged to develop and participate in activities that support the University's strategic plan. This plan emphasizes six areas: a) teaching and learning excellence; b) student access, retention, and success; c) excellence in research and creative activities; d) campus community; e) community engagement; and f) infrastructure.

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The department is a fast-growing department consisting of about 450 majors, 34 graduate students, 35 full and part-time faculty, and 2 full-time staff members. The campus has been voted the most beautiful of the 23 campuses in the Cal State system. It is situated 70 miles east of Los Angeles, offering easy access to beaches, mountain, and desert resorts. The rapidly expanding metropolitan area offers a wide variety of cultural and recreational opportunities. Housing costs average substantially below those of nearby Los Angeles and Orange Counties.

Dependent on qualifications and experience.

Generous medical, dental, and vision benefits and support for moving expenses available.

To apply submit cover letter, CV, teaching, research and service statements, 1-2 page vision statement including approach to leadership and interpersonal relations, 2 articles or chapters, and 3 letters of recommendation to Ted Ruml, Interim Chair, Department of Communication Studies, 5500 University Pkwy, San Bernardino, CA 92407, (truml /at/ Review of applications will begin early November 2011, and will continue until the position is filled.

CSUSB is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diversified workforce.

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